Upcoming Films

The following is a list of upcoming Black films.  These titles are expected to be released in any one or combination of formats including direct-to-theaters, DVD (after theatrical release), direct-to-video (including video-on-demand and streaming), made-for TV/Cable or to be previewed at national film festivals.

The movie release schedule is preliminary and subject to change.


A Christmas Miracle (11/14/19; Hallmark Channel)

Waves (11/15/19; In Theaters)

One Fine Christmas (11/15/19; OWN)

Christmas in Louisiana (11/16/19; Lifetime)

Murder Gardens (11/19/19; DVD)

21 Bridges (11/22/19; In Theaters)

Carole’s Christmas (11/22/19; OWN)

Christmas Belles (11/23/19; BET & BET Her)

A Christmas Duet (11/25/19; Hallmark Channel)

Don’t Let Go (11/26/19; DVD)

Queen & Slim (11/27/19; In Theaters)

A Very Vintage Christmas (11/27/19; Lifetime)

Holiday Rush (11/28/19; Netflix)

Baking Christmas (11/29/19; OWN)

Merry Liddle Christmas (11/30/19; Lifetime)

Hip Hop Holiday (11/30/19; BET & BET Her)


You Light Up My Christmas (12/1/19; Lifetime)

A Christmas Princess (12/1/19; ION)

Perfectly Single (12/3/19; In Theaters)

Ghosting:  The Spirit of Christmas (12/4/19; Freeform)

The Banker (12/6/19; Apple TV+)

Truth Be Told (12/6/19; Apple TV+ – Limited Series)

T’was The Chaos Before Christmas (12/7/19; BET & BET Her)

Dear Santa, I Need A Date (12/8/19; TV One)

Hell on the Border (12/13/19; In Theaters – Limited & VOD)

Winter Song (12/14/19; Lifetime)

Holiday Heist (12/14/19; BET & BET Her)

Snowbound For Christmas (12/15/19; UpTV)

A Family Christmas Gift (12/20/19; Hallmark Channel)

Christmas Hotel (12/21/19; Lifetime)

Just Mercy (12/25/19 – In Theaters, Limited; 1/10/20 – In Theaters, Wide)

Clemency (12/27/19; In Theaters)


Bad Boys For Life (1/17/20; In Theaters)


The Photograph (2/14/20; In Theaters)

Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends (2/21/20; In Theaters)

JUNE 2020

Candyman (6/12/20; In Theaters)


Respect (8/14/20; In Theaters)


Coming 2 America (12/18/20; In Theaters)

For a list of Black movies in production see our Rumored or Announced Projects page.


See our About Us page for information regarding this site’s criteria of what constitutes Black film.  Please feel free to contact us with updates, errors or omissions.


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